The key challenge to organizational PM is that companies tend to view projects in isolation by ignoring the obvious (and sometimes not-so-obvious) linkages. Here we present a list of essential factors to ensure the organization can begin to not just benefit from the discipline of project management, but be able to maximize the benefits that organizational PM can provide.
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Organizations are expected to deliver more and more with less and less, and that has in part led to the growth of organizational project management. But in this writer's experience, organizations have not been able to define what a successful OPM model looks like. How do you maximize the return on Organizational PM?
By Conrado Morlan Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a project management symposium in which government and for profit organizations shared their successes in aligning projects with organiz ...
The number of articles that explain why something doesn’t work--or is wrong, or isn’t working the way it should--is staggering. It's time to take a different approach by focusing on what actually does work. Join us for a look at consciously seeking the positive, a rare but perhaps necessary practice.
What is maturity? Can an organization be considered mature if it does the wrong things well? What if it does the right things in the wrong way? The OPM3 business standard helps organizations become more mature. But misperceptions still exist about what “maturity” means. This issue is not explained in the standard itself and has never been written about by anyone, so what better place to do so than here and now?
You may have brilliant marketing and branding methodologies, but it is through the projects you pick, how you deliver them and the strategies you use to deploy them that you are defined.
More and more, companies are looking at project management from an organization-wide perspective, but they are making assumptions about the current state of project execution within those organizations. How hard can it be to identify the projects underway and the teams managing them? It shouldn't be too difficult to inventory the project portfolio...right?
How committed is your organization to making Organizational Project Management a success? Will you have the sustained leadership, organizational change management, and commitment to continuous improvement necessary to succeed? Use this questionnaire in conjunction with Implementing Organizational Change Management, A Practice Guide to help find the answers.
During this presentation, we plan to give some examples of this type of situation. And, we will highlight how an organization can increase their OPM Maturity and allow the PMO to be more constructive to the entire organization. We will show that Project Management Quality and Organizational Project Management Maturity go together
The Organizational Project Management (OPM) presents a valuable structure that assists organizations in the development of several opportunities geared toward implementing a more effective business strategy. This presentation intends to introduce the OPM concepts to web learners